->"''[[MemeticMutation OF COURSE!]]''"
-->-- '''M. Bison''', ''Film/StreetFighter''

->"''Rulin´ the world sounds like it would just a huge pain in the neck to me, man. I mean, have you ever seen the world? It´s freakin´ huge! Seems like a lot of responsibility to shoulder.''"
-->-- '''Rufus'''' win-quote against M. Bison, ''VideoGame/StreetFighterIV''

->''"Every villain needs an evil plot. Take Drakken. His plot? Always taking over the world. '''Always'''"''
-->-- '''Shego''', ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible''

->''"But, Scott, who's going to take over the world when I die?"''
-->-- '''Dr. Evil''', trying to convince his son, Scott, into pursuing this, ''Film/AustinPowersInternationalManOfMystery''

->''"And I want to conquer the world,''\\
''Give all the idiots a brand new religion,''\\
''Put an end to poverty, uncleanliness and toil,''\\
''[[HypocriticalHumor Promote equality in all my decisions]]''\\
''With a quick wink of the eye''\\
''And a "God you must be joking!"''
-->-- '''Music/BadReligion''', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8aK4xbJOqQ "I Want to Conquer the World"]]

->''"UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler wants to take the world, and keep it. All for himself."''
-->--- Trailer for ''Series/{{Danger5}}''

->''"Nonsense; it makes me feel great! Smarter! More aggressive! I feel like I could... like I could... ''like I could...'' '''''TAKE ON THE WORLD!'''''"''
-->-- '''Purple Tentacle''', ''VideoGame/DayOfTheTentacle''

->''"It is said that no one man can command the world, Dimitri, but I say nothing is impossible..."''
-->--'''Tsar Vladimir I Nikolaievich to the Grand Prince of Kiev, St Petersburg, 1866''', ''TabletopGame/DystopianWars''

->''"World Domination. [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech The same old dream.]] Our asylums are full of people who think they're [[NapoleonDelusion Napoleon.]] [[AGodAmI Or God.]]"''
-->-- '''Film/JamesBond''', ''Film/DrNo''

->''"With Heaven's aid I have conquered for you a huge empire. But my life was too short to achieve the conquest of the world. That task is left for you."''
-->-- The Last Words of '''UsefulNotes/GenghisKhan''', addressing his successors

->''"Aut Caesar aut nullus. Emperor of the world. My world."''
-->-- '''Adenoid Hynkel''', ''Film/TheGreatDictator''

->''"With a ring like that I could, dare I say it? Rule the world!"''
-->--'''Professor Foot''', ''Film/{{Help}}''

->''"I will find my own purpose and purge this planet of all who oppose me, human and Pokémon alike. The world will heed my warning! The reign of Mewtwo will soon begin!"''
-->--'''Mewtwo''', ''Anime/PokemonTheFirstMovie'' (English dub)

->''"I, Mojo Jojo, have a town to take over! I have a world to rule! I need to seize control of an area, and force its inhabitants to follow '''my''' way of thinking!"''
-->-- '''Mojo Jojo''', ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls [[TheMovie Movie]]''

->'''Marco:''' What kind of madman are you?\\
'''Sparks:''' Oh, you know, the regular kind. World domination, the usual.
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/{{Sealab 2021}}'', "Happy Cake"

->''"All the others before me have failed! Alexander, Caesar, Napoleon, Hitler, Lee Kuan, Krotus! ALL OF THEM ARE DUST! But I will triumph! I will make THE ULTIMATE CONQUEST!"''
-->--'''Garth Of Izar''', ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'', "[[Recap/StarTrekS3E14WhomGodsDestroy Whom Gods Destroy]]"

->''"All for freedom and for pleasure\\
Nothing ever lasts forever\\
Everybody wants to rule the world"''
-->-- '''Music/TearsForFears''', "Everybody Wants to Rule the World"

->''"[[TheLordOfTheRings Sauron]] desired to be [[AGodAmI a God]][[GodEmperor -King]], and was held to be this by his servants; if he had been victorious he would have demanded divine honour from all rational creatures and absolute temporal power over the whole world."''
-->-- '''The Letters of Creator/JRRTolkien'''

->''"I hear Jerusalem bells a ringing\\
Roman Cavalry choirs are singing\\
Be my mirror, my sword and shield\\
My missionaries in a foreign field\\
For some reason I can't explain\\
Once you go there was never\\
Never an honest word\\
And that was when I ruled the world"''
-->-- '''Music/{{Coldplay}}''', "Viva la Vida"

->#203: ''"To conquer the earth with an army of flying monkeys" is a bad long-term goal to give to the re-enlistment NCO.''
-->-- '''[[Literature/SkippysList Skippy's List]]'''

->'''Mr. Zero''': Tell us why you want to control the world.\\
'''Zoda''': [[CardCarryingVillain It's every bad guy's dream, of course!]]
-->-- '''[[VideoGame/FZero F-Zero GX]]'''

->''"(If I ruled the world)''\\
''I would make sure my clones don't give any slack''\\
''(If I ruled the world)''\\
''I would treat people bad,''\\
''That's well known fact''\\
''Imagine that!"''
-->-- '''Evil Doctor Carver Clone''', ''WesternAnimation/TheProudFamily Movie''

->''"There is always some fool who wants to rule the world!"''
-->-- '''Asura''', ''VideoGame/AsurasWrath''

->''"We shall inherit the earth, have no doubt of that. When the last twitching [[TabletopGame/WerewolfTheApocalypse Garou]] has been [[BattleTrophy made into a rug]] to rest in front of a crackling fireplace; when the last [[TabletopGame/MageTheAscension mage]] has been [[BurnTheWitch burned alive]], the pages of his grimoires serving as kindling; when the last [[TabletopGame/WraithTheOblivion restless]] ghost has been laid in its grave - then will the earth belong to our kind."''
-->--''TabletopGame/VampireTheMasquerade - Clanbook: Lasombra''